Julia Domna
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire




Weight: 11.28 g

Diameter: 1 1/8 in. (28.6 mm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view


Obverse: Draped female bust right; hair in queue, seven (?) ridges. Frame all around. Inscribed clockwise, inward, from 8:00-10:00: [I] V L I A; from 2:00-4:30: A V G V S T A; "R" scratched in just above her back. Reverse: Image badly distorted by corrosion. Figure standing left, holding helmet in right hand, resting left elbow on column. Object (shield?) leaning against right leg. Inscribed clockwise, inward, from 8:00-5:00: V E N V S V I C [TR] I [X]; left of figure's waist: S (and to right): [C]; later "R" scratched just left of "S"; frame all around; axis up.

Course History

CLST 6, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2012

CLST 6, Introduction to Classical Archaeology, Roger Ulrich, Fall 2014


Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Catalogue Raisonne

RIC 890, CREBM 795 (Reverse on pl. 47.17)

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